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Heston Airlines to launch operations in early 2021 as an all A320 family operator focused on charter and ACMI markets. Heston Airlines is in the process of receiving AOC from Lithuania and plans to start its European operations with three A320s, with plans to grow its fleet to seven aircraft by 2022. The CEO is Jonas Rinkauskas.
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Nigeria plans to launch its new national company, Nigeria Air, as US$207.8 million was allocated in the 2021 budget.
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Flypop announces a significant investment from the UK Government’s Future Fund. flypop plans to launch in 2021 with scheduled flights to India. The carrier, now completing its final funding round, will begin negotiating airport deals in both the UK and India. In addition, it will continue discussions with aircraft manufacturers.

Lone Star Air was named as the national airline of Liberia, flying with a single aircraft. The airline will focus on connecting the West Africa sub-region, flying to 11 destinations.
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HiSky : their first A320 registered YR-SKY arrived at Bucarest Băneasa :
And HiSky is to announce three new destinations from Iaşi tomorrow : Frankfurt, Stansted and Dublin.
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Not really a start-yp, although in Europe it is: Amazon (operating as Prime Air) has officially started operations at its first European hub at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany, with two B737-800s.

Emerald Airlines is seeking an Air Carrier Operating License from Irish aviation regulators, as it looks to win the bid for the Aer Lingus Regional contract, which ends in December 2022.
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sn26567 wrote: 08 Oct 2020, 21:31
sn26567 wrote: 06 Oct 2020, 21:01 Norway to welcome a new airline by Erik Braathen, who looks to launch operations by summer 2021 pending financing. The airline will focus on the domestic market and to European destinations, initially with five aircraft, with B737-800 or A320. The team includes Brede Huser and Thomas Ramdahl.
Erik Braathen is asking the Norwegian government for US$1.5 billion in state start-up aid in the form of hybrid capital and government loan guarantees to start up his new airline.
Braathen Air, the project name of the new airline by Erik Braathen, has applied for an AOC. Braathen is now working to get the first plane in the air before summer 2021. The startup is in talks with potential investors, as well as manufacturers directly regarding the A220 and B737.

Ecuatoriana Airlines has obtained its operating permit for regular domestic services.

Miami Air International plans to relaunch with a new B737-800, serial 28647, under new ownership.
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Don’t forget to mention MOM Air 🤷‍♂️

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luchtzak wrote: 09 Nov 2020, 22:06 Don’t forget to mention MOM Air 🤷‍♂️
There is a thread for that: viewtopic.php?p=401721#p401721 :D
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sn26567 wrote: 09 Nov 2020, 21:55
sn26567 wrote: 08 Oct 2020, 21:31
sn26567 wrote: 06 Oct 2020, 21:01 Norway to welcome a new airline by Erik Braathen, who looks to launch operations by summer 2021 pending financing. The airline will focus on the domestic market and to European destinations, initially with five aircraft, with B737-800 or A320. The team includes Brede Huser and Thomas Ramdahl.
Erik Braathen is asking the Norwegian government for US$1.5 billion in state start-up aid in the form of hybrid capital and government loan guarantees to start up his new airline.
Braathen Air, the project name of the new airline by Erik Braathen, has applied for an AOC. Braathen is now working to get the first plane in the air before summer 2021. The startup is in talks with potential investors, as well as manufacturers directly regarding the A220 and B737.
Has he ever heard of Braathens or (wonder)BRA?
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TLspotting wrote: 09 Nov 2020, 23:16
sn26567 wrote: 09 Nov 2020, 21:55
sn26567 wrote: 08 Oct 2020, 21:31
Erik Braathen is asking the Norwegian government for US$1.5 billion in state start-up aid in the form of hybrid capital and government loan guarantees to start up his new airline.
Braathen Air, the project name of the new airline by Erik Braathen, has applied for an AOC. Braathen is now working to get the first plane in the air before summer 2021. The startup is in talks with potential investors, as well as manufacturers directly regarding the A220 and B737.
Has he ever heard of Braathens or (wonder)BRA?
Braathen Air is (will be) Norwegian, whereas BRA is Swedish (although Norwegian-owned).
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Fly Coralway obtains its air carrier license. The airline plans to provide regular air service from Papeete (Tahiti) to certain South Pacific island states and territories.
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New low-cost airline to be launched : Lift.

South African startup to be launched on 10 December with 2 routes (Johannesburg - Cape Town, 6 daily flights and Jo'burg - George with 1 daily flight)
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Dutch Southern Airlines and Stage-Air are two new start-up airlines in the Netherlands, looking to secure AOCs and funding to launch.

Emerald Airlines is poised to take over the Aer Lingus Regional contract when it is renewed in two years’ time when the current deal with Stobart Air runs out in December 2022.

Ultra Air files initial paperwork with Colombian authorities to begin operations with A320 and B737 MAX 8s, with flights out of Bogota and Medellin to domestic and international destinations. The carrier, founded by William Shaw, will be based in Medellin.

Vietravel Airlines is completing the procedures to apply for an AOC in Vietnam, weeks after receiving a business license. The AOC is expected to be issued in December 2020.
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sn26567 wrote: 09 Nov 2020, 21:55 Miami Air International plans to relaunch with a new B737-800, serial 28647, under new ownership.
Miami Air International (US, Delaware) was found willing, and able to conduct interstate charter air transportation of persons, property, and mail; and transferred to it the interstate certificate authority issued to Miami Air International (US, Florida).
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Bees Airline plans to start operations at the beginning of 2021 with two B737s, pending certification by Ukraine. The expansion plan foresees the fleet will double within six months. Initial flights out of Kyiv Sikorsky will be operating as non-scheduled, and later scheduled.
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Ecuatoriana Airlines will begin operations as a LCC with one BE1900D, with a Q400 or ATR72-600 entering the fleet in mid 2021. Certification is pending.

Ego Airways obtained its Italian AOC and was assigned EGW as its ICAO operating code. The carrier will launch domestic operations in early 2021 with two aircraft based out of Milan Malpensa. The fleet is expected to grow to six in a short time.

Nella Linhas Aereas filed a flight operation request with ANAC to operate in the low-cost sector, domestically. The Brazil AOC is pending, with operations set to begin in 1H 2021, with ATR72-600s.

Skaneflyg to be launched as a new Swedish airline from 2Q 2021, flying the Kristianstad – Stockholm route with a leased plane — an F50 or Saab 340. The founder is Jacob Karlsson.
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sn26567 wrote: 11 Nov 2020, 17:00 Fly Coralway obtains its air carrier license. The airline plans to provide regular air service from Papeete (Tahiti) to certain South Pacific island states and territories.
Fly Coralway set its start date for June 2021, with plans to operate Airbus narrowbodies. The startup is also looking to secure feeder contracts from international airlines flying into Papeete.
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TLspotting wrote: 05 Nov 2020, 20:16 HiSky : their first A320 registered YR-SKY arrived at Bucarest Băneasa :
And HiSky is to announce three new destinations from Iaşi tomorrow : Frankfurt, Stansted and Dublin.
More than a week ago, their first A319 has been transfered from LJU to OSR for painting, with a Moldavian reg.
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